VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center

Orthodontics

Our animal hospital offers orthodontics as part of our extensive veterinary dentistry services. Orthodontics is the part of dentistry that deals with the study and treatment of abnormal bites (called malocclusions). Malocclusions often result from abnormal jaw length or abnormal tooth position. Common malocclusions include overbites, underbites, linguoversion of the lower canines (where the canine teeth point towards the tongue and can hit the upper hard palate), lance upper canines (the canines point straight forward ) and wry bite (malalignment down the midline). Treatment is necessary if the malocclusion causes damage to the hard palate (roof of the mouth), interferes with normal eating or otherwise interferes with the quality of your pet's life.

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center
895 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
Phone: 203-929-8600
Fax: 203-944-9754

In the event of a pet medical emergency, no appointment is needed. We are open 24/7/365 to help your pet. For directions to our facility, please call us at at 203-929-8600.

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